humification

noun
hu·​mi·​fi·​ca·​tion | \ ˌhyü-mə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce humification (audio) , ˌyü- \

Definition of humification

: formation of or conversion into humus

First Known Use of humification

1897, in the meaning defined above

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“Humification.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/humification. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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